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Lisbon Morning Journal
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneers& Politics," with artifacts ranging from campaign buttons to inaugural gowns.
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneers
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
& Politics," with artifacts ranging from campaign buttons to inaugural gowns. Political geeks will also want to hit the James Garfield trifecta: His birthplace, home and final resting place can all be visited in one day. He was the last... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders is only helping Trump by staying in the racetime that the incumbent White House party survived such a contest, it is necess
Sanders is only helping Trump by staying in the race
The Hill / Posted yesterday
time that the incumbent White House party survived such a contest, it is necessary to go back to the 19th century, when James Garfield in 1880 won the presidency with an eyelash plurality of just one-tenth of 1 percent in the popular vote. If... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 30River Thames in London. 1882: Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C.
June 30
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
River Thames in London. 1882: Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C., for the assassination of U.S. President James Garfield. Guiteau had shot Garfield on July 2, 1881, at a Washington, D.C., train station with the president eventually... Read more
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Mashable
Why the story of an anarchist shooting the president is still relevantme with as much entertainment as the previous presidential shooting. But given
Why the story of an anarchist shooting the president is still relevant
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
me with as much entertainment as the previous presidential shooting. But given how much I enjoyed Candice Millard's James Garfield book, I was really looking forward to Scott Miller's The President and The Assassin, on the death of President... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cleveland, a city on the reboundborn there. The company's founder, John D. Rockefeller, is buried in the city's
Cleveland, a city on the rebound
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
born there. The company's founder, John D. Rockefeller, is buried in the city's amazing Lake View Cemetery, where President James Garfield also rests beneath a ginormous monument. Crime fighter Eliot Ness and comic book artist Harvey Pekar share... Read more
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The New Yorker
How to Steal an Electionthe public shall have failed,” Franklin Pierce warned when he was the dark hors
How to Steal an Election
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
the public shall have failed,” Franklin Pierce warned when he was the dark horse of the Democratic Convention in 1852. James Garfield, a Republican delegate, made such a good speech, nominating his fellow-Ohioan the uninspiring John Sherman,... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Ghost stories surround Ohio tavern where U.S. presidents visitedthe years many Republican leaders have visited the tavern including Presidents
Ghost stories surround Ohio tavern where U.S. presidents visited
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
the years many Republican leaders have visited the tavern including Presidents Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley and James Garfield. But there are other souls some say have never left including the ghost of an escaped slave and an 8-year-old... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
For 'History Alive,' ‘Lucretia Garfield’ recalls her husband, the 20th presidentPeters-Pike of Hiram, playing former first lady Lucretia Garfield, talks about
For 'History Alive,' ‘Lucretia Garfield’ recalls her husband, the 20th president
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Peters-Pike of Hiram, playing former first lady Lucretia Garfield, talks about the brilliance of assassinated President James Garfield and what kind of president he would have become had he lived during the “History Alive: Turn of the Century”... Read more
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Mashable
How a President changed his politics based on one woman's lettersfollow Marcus' progress at the @44in52 Twitter account and with this 44 in 52 S
How a President changed his politics based on one woman's letters
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
follow Marcus' progress at the @44in52 Twitter account and with this 44 in 52 Spreadsheet.Remember how excited I was by the James Garfield book last week? I was energized by the way it told the story of a president through the defining moment of his... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Library displays inventor’s statuedates back to 1864 and features statues of two prominent people from each state
Library displays inventor’s statue
The Toledo Blade / Posted 23 days ago
dates back to 1864 and features statues of two prominent people from each state. Until this year, assassinated President James Garfield and Civil War-era Governor William Allen have represented Ohio. Mr. Allen — an opponent of the Civil War and... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Thomas Edison statue to go on public display in MilanMuseum. Edison will be one of two representatives of Ohio in the national hall
Thomas Edison statue to go on public display in Milan
The Toledo Blade / Posted 25 days ago
Museum. Edison will be one of two representatives of Ohio in the national hall. The other will be assassinated President James Garfield. The likeness of Allen is expected to be returned to Ohio. Edison stood in the Statehouse for the last year... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Edison statue on move to new D.C. homespent more than a century in the hall as one of two statues representing Ohio.
Edison statue on move to new D.C. home
The Toledo Blade / Posted 30 days ago
spent more than a century in the hall as one of two statues representing Ohio. The other, that of assassinated President James Garfield, will remain in the halls of the Capitol. If its floor can handle the weight, the Ross County Historical... Read more
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The Advocate
War dead, veterans honored at Memorial Day service in Lafayettebe willing to bet that very few of our UL students have ever looked at that pla
War dead, veterans honored at Memorial Day service in Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
be willing to bet that very few of our UL students have ever looked at that plaque.” Groth quoted former U.S. President James Garfield, who spoke at the 1868 Memorial Day service at Arlington National Cemetery. “ ‘We do not know one promise... Read more
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The Advocate
War dead, veterans honored at Memorial Day service in Lafayettebe willing to bet that very few of our UL students have ever looked at that pla
War dead, veterans honored at Memorial Day service in Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
be willing to bet that very few of our UL students have ever looked at that plaque.” Groth quoted former U.S. President James Garfield, who spoke at the 1868 Memorial Day service at Arlington National Cemetery. “We do not know one promise these... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Naval Salute at Riverside Park to remember those who made the ultimate sacrificeour country. A local service Monday morning recognized today's Decoration Day.
Naval Salute at Riverside Park to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 1 months ago
our country. A local service Monday morning recognized today's Decoration Day. On the very first Decoration Day, General James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery while about 5,000 people laid flowers on more than 20,000 grave... Read more
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examiner.com
Live streaming of Memorial Day eventssacrifices of Civil War soldiers. During that first national celebration, forme
Live streaming of Memorial Day events
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
sacrifices of Civil War soldiers. During that first national celebration, former Union General and sitting Ohio Congressman James Garfield spoke at Arlington National Cemetery. Afterwards 5,000 participants decorated the graves of the 20,000 Union... Read more
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Daily Press
'Their last full measure'forget what they did here." Isn't that what Memorial Day is all about? In fac
'Their last full measure'
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
forget what they did here." Isn't that what Memorial Day is all about? In fact, a few years after Lincoln at Gettysburg, James Garfield — former Union general, future president — expressed similar sentiments at Arlington National Cemetery on the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Memorial Day events offer ways to rememberthe Grand Army of the Republic. The Memorial Day website, www.usmemorialday.or
Memorial Day events offer ways to remember
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
the Grand Army of the Republic. The Memorial Day website, www.usmemorialday.org, reported then Gen. and future President James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery on that first Decoration Day — May 30, 1868 — with 5,000... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
As connections to military fade, veterans fill the voidin the midst of a Civil War that was a year old. In 1868, in what is considere
As connections to military fade, veterans fill the void
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 1 months ago
in the midst of a Civil War that was a year old. In 1868, in what is considered the first national Decoration Day, Gen. James Garfield made a speech at the Arlington National Cemetery, the site of 20,000 graves of Union and Confederate soldiers,... Read more

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